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To sky

这个Alshinburger反正是人名,就不用管它了

那个ComEd是什么?

Steve Alshinburger

会不会是

Steve Ilsenburger

 

google上面那个名字,会自动纠成下面这个

 

 

Commonwealth Edison (or "ComEd"), owned by Exelon Corporation, is the largest electric utility in Illinois, serving the Chicago and Northern Illinois area. The service territory roughly borders I-80 to the south, the Wisconsin border to the north, the Iowa border to the west, and the Indiana border to the East. Most of South and Central Illinois power is supplied by Ameren.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ComEd

 

PS:sky好厉害,这都听出来,膜拜个

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原帖由 sylvia_qian 于 2008-8-7 00:05 发表 Steve Alshinburger 会不会是 Steve Ilsenburger   google上面那个名字,会自动纠成下面这个

呵呵,多谢芊芊费心,像这种人名无所谓了,能拼出来最好,拼不出来也没关系,反正又不影响理解^_^

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嗯,不过那地方读的应该是Commonwealth Edison is gonna……,sky太棒了,我来追加奖励,呵呵
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on sky

我来整理下

 

From NPR News in Washington, I'm Giles Snyder.

 

President Bush has arrived in South Korea at the start of his Asian tour. The president's plane landed today at a military airport near the South Korean capital. He is expected to meet with South Korea's president tomorrow. North Korea's nuclear program will be at the top of their agenda. Mr. Bush also hopes to persuade South Korea to commit to sending more troops to Afghanistan. Mr. Bush will also visit Thailand and attend the Olympic Games in Beijing.

 

 

Texas and Louisiana are preparing for Tropical Storm Edouard. The storm has top sustained winds of 65 mph and could strengthen into a hurricane before going ashore near Galveston. Jack Williams with member station KUHF reports.

 

Heavy rain and high winds are expected when Edouard comes ashore most likely near Galveston Island about 50 miles southeast of Houston. Emergency responders are on standby in case flooding and wind damage affect residents. Ed Emmett is the top administrator in Harris County. "There will be either a strong tropical storm or a very weak Category 1 hurricane. Nevertheless, 10 hours or so of constant wind and five, eight, ten, inches of rain can create dangerous situations." Officials in Galveston have not called for mandatory evacuations but do expect flooding. For NPR News I'm Jack Williams in Houston.

 

Nasty storms swept through northern Illinois last night, leaving tens of thousands of customers without power. Fans of the Cubs game had to clear the stands because of the intense storm. Steve Alshinburger lives in suburban Chicago. He was caught driving in it.

 

"There were trees down\(我觉得不要加ed,google搜到了这种用法) on my drive home and water pooling in streets that normally handle the rain as much as four or five inches deep. We see blocks without power, I didn't see any power lines down\(同上) but it sounds like Commonwealth Edison is gonna have their hands full. " The National Weather Service says train spotters reported seeing funnel clouds in two counties west of Chicago.

 

 

Wall Street will be watching Federal Reserve decision makers today. The Fed is widely expected to leave its key interest rate right where it is. NPR's Yuki Noguchi reports.

 

With the economy sending downbeat signals, investors eagerly await the Central Bank's verdict on rates. On the one hand, oil prices have backed off their highs, but continuing concern about higher overall prices, rising unemployment and more potential weakness in the financial sector make the economic picture hard to assess. Many economists expect the policy makers will leave the rates unchanged. There is concern the economy is too weak to withstand a rate increase, but there is also concern that a further reduction could worsen inflation. Also this week, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank will issue their rate decisions. Both US and European financial institutions continue to struggle from the aftermath of billions of dollars in bad housing loans. Yuki Noguchi, NPR News, Washington.

 

And from Washington, this is NPR News.

 

 

A strong earthquake has hit China's Sichuan Province. There have not yet been any reports of injuries or damage. The US Geological Survey puts the quake's magnitude at 6.0. It's the latest of scores of aftershocks from the more powerful quake that hit in May and killed at least 70, 000 people. Today's quake hit on the same day the Olympic torch was carried through Sichuan's capital on its way to Beijing where the Games will open on Friday. Meanwhile Olympic organizers are seeking to reassure the public that the Beijing Games will be safe after yesterday's attack that killed 16 police officers in western China.

 

 

The Transportation Security Administration says it's suspending new enrollments in a program to help airline passengers get through security checkpoints faster. The action was prompted by the theft of a laptop containing sensitive personal information. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

 

The suspension involves the Clear Registered Traveler program which has about 200, 000 customers so far. Verified Identity Pass, which runs Clear, says a company laptop containing sensitive information was stolen last week from San Francisco International Airport. Verified Identity Pass says the information includes names, addresses and birthdates for some 33, 000 new applicants and in some cases passport and driver's licence numbers. It does not contain biometric data collected from applicants as part of a security check. The suspension only applies to new enrollments in the program. TSA says the company needs to ensure that future enrollment data is encrypted. One of the company's selling points has been that the information it collects is secure. Pam Fessler, NPR News Washington.

 

And I'm Giles Snyder, you are listening to NPR News from Washington.

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From NPR News in Washington, I'm Giles Snyder.

 

President Bush has arrived in South Korea at the start of his Asian tour. The president's plane landed today at a military airport near the South Korean capital. He is expected to meet with South Korea's president tomorrow. North Korea's nuclear program will be at the top of their agenda. Mr. Bush also hopes to persuade South Korea to commit to sending more troops to Afghanistan. Mr. Bush will also visit Thailand and attend the Olympic Games in Beijing.

 

 

Texas and Louisiana are preparing for Tropical Storm Edouard. The storm has top sustained winds of 65 mph and could strengthen into a hurricane before going ashore near Galveston. Jack Williams with member station KUHF reports.

 

Heavy rain and high winds are expected when Edouard comes ashore most likely near Galveston Island about 50 miles southeast of Houston. Emergency responders are on standby in case flooding and wind damage affect residents. Ed Emmett is the top administrator in Harris County. "There will be either a strong tropical storm or a very weak Category 1 hurricane. Nevertheless, 10 hours or so of constant wind and five, eight, ten, inches of rain can create dangerous situations. " Officials in Galveston have not called for mandatory evacuations but do expect flooding. For NPR News I'm Jack Williams in Houston.

 

Nasty storms swept through northern Illinois last night, leaving tens of thousands of customers without power. Fans of the Cubs game had to clear the stands because of the intense storm. Steve Alshinburger lives in suburban Chicago. He was caught driving in it.

 

"There were trees down on my drive home and water pouring into streets that normally handle the rain as much as four or five inches deep. We see blocks without power, I didn't see any power lines down but it sounds like Commonwealth Edison is gonna have their hands full. " The National Weather Service says trained spotters reported seeing funnel clouds in two counties west of Chicago.

 

 

Wall Street will be watching Federal Reserve decision makers today. The Fed is widely expected to leave its key interest rate right where it is. NPR's Yuki Noguchi reports.

 

With the economy sending downbeat signals, investors eagerly await the Central Bank's verdict on rates. On the one hand, oil prices have backed off their highs, but continuing concern about higher overall prices, rising unemployment and more potential weakness in the financial sector make the economic picture hard to assess. Many economists expect the policy makers will leave the rates unchanged. There is concern the economy is too weak to withstand a rate increase, but there is also concern that a further reduction could worsen inflation. Also this week, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank will issue their rate decisions. Both US and European financial institutions continue to struggle from the aftermath of billions of dollars in bad housing loans. Yuki Noguchi, NPR News, Washington.

 

And from Washington, this is NPR News.

 

 

A strong earthquake has hit China's Sichuan Province. There have not yet been any reports of injuries or damage. The US Geological Survey puts the quake's magnitude at 6. 0. It's the latest of scores of aftershocks from the more powerful quake that hit in May and killed at least 70, 000 people. Today's quake hit on the same day the Olympic torch was carried through Sichuan's capital on its way to Beijing where the Games will open on Friday. Meanwhile Olympic organizers are seeking to reassure the public that the Beijing Games will be safe after yesterday's attack that killed 16 police officers in western China.

 

 

The Transportation Security Administration says it's suspending new enrollments in a program to help airline passengers get through security checkpoints faster. The action was prompted by the theft of a laptop containing sensitive personal information. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

 

The suspension involves the Clear Registered Traveler program which has about 200, 000 customers so far. Verified Identity Pass, which runs Clear, says a company laptop containing sensitive information was stolen last week from San Francisco International Airport. Verified Identity Pass says the information includes names, addresses and birthdates for some 33, 000 new applicants and in some cases passport and driver's licence numbers. It does not contain biometric data collected from applicants as part of a security check. The suspension only applies to new enrollments in the program. TSA says the company needs to ensure that future enrollment data is encrypted. One of the company's selling points has been that the information it collects is secure. Pam Fessler, NPR News Washington.

 

And I'm Giles Snyder, you are listening to NPR News from Washington.

 

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原帖由 sylvia_qian 于 2008-8-7 00:05 发表 Steve Alshinburger 会不会是 Steve Ilsenburger   google上面那个名字,会自动纠成下面这个     Commonwealth Edison (or "ComEd"), owned by Exelon Corporation, is the largest electric ...

 

用google 搜 Chicago power lines 后面就出来了ComEd,以前在电视里面看到过这个公司。电线断了肯定电力公司比较忙嘛,还是能听出来的哈。说的偶都脸红了

 

那个down的用法,翩然斑斑可以看看以前的整理稿 http://forum.putclub.com/viewthread.php?tid=133353&extra=page%3D5%26amp%3Bfilter%3Dtype%26amp%3Btypeid%3D19 里面有个downed power lines和 downed trees,虽然不完全相同,个人觉得用downed从语法上讲更好些

 

最后一条新闻最后一句话,个人感觉可能是one of the company's selling points as being information it collects is secure. 不知道大家有没别的解法

[ 本帖最后由 skyRo 于 2008-8-7 11:54 编辑 ]
我真心希望能获得守护她的力量
怀着这份心意
我一直静静的凝视着窗外的风景

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to nativespeaker

我觉得应该是pooling,读音上不像pouring,pool作动词有个意思是:to form a pool,用在这里感觉没什么问题

后面那个trained是我改错了,是有ed的,检讨一下……

呵呵,欢迎常来哈

 

 

普特听力大课堂

原帖由 skyRo 于 2008-8-7 11:11 发表   用google 搜 Chicago power lines 后面就出来了ComEd,以前在电视里面看到过这个公司。电线断了肯定电力公司比较忙嘛,还是能听出来的哈。说的偶都脸红了   那个down的用法,翩然斑斑可以看看以前 ...

如果加ed的话,那应该是downed放在trees的前面,downed过去分词作形容词用

 

最后一句话就是has been,意思是:

 

这家公司的卖点之一就是能保证它所收集的客户信息不被外界侵犯。

 

这句话有点讽刺的味道,明明视安全性为卖点的,现在居然丢了储存用户信息的笔记本……

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原帖由 翩然花逝 于 2008-8-7 12:42 发表 如果加ed的话,那应该是downed放在trees的前面,downed过去分词作形容词用   最后一句话就是has been,意思是:   这家公司的卖点之一就是能保证它所收集的客户信息不被外界侵犯。   这句话有 ...

 

这样说的话,也还是有道理

我真心希望能获得守护她的力量
怀着这份心意
我一直静静的凝视着窗外的风景

弄个整理稿可真辛苦啊~ 辛苦翩然了哈~ <img src="http://forum.putclub.com/images/smilies/default/hug.gif" border=0 smilieid="13">

 

CNN和NPR都是我一个人,确实比较累

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